Confronting Human Trafficking

By Jenny Reyes, DO Chief Resident, Aventura Emergency Medicine Residency Aventura Hospital & Medical Center Only 10% of physicians recognize the signs of human trafficking. Only 3% of emergency physicians receive training in identifying victims of human trafficking. 83% of victims of human trafficking seek medical treatment. Knowledge [...]

By |2019-07-25T20:09:36+00:00July 24th, 2019|News, Publications, The Pulse|0 Comments

Helping Patients with Autism and Their Families Navigate Emergency Visits

by By Rena Sorensen, PhD and Laura Srivorakiat, PsyD Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder experience significant challenges when entering the emergency department. It is critical to be prepared and informed in order to proved these patients and their caregivers with quality care. Share with us your experience, perspective, [...]

By |2019-07-23T18:09:45+00:00July 19th, 2019|News, Publications, The Pulse|0 Comments

What Would You Do?

A favorite feature of every issue of The Pulse is the “What Would You Do?” section, presented by Bernie Heilicser, DO. Dr. Heilicser presents interesting, complex, and often morally ambiguous issues that face emergency care providers. In the July issue of The Pulse, Dr. Heilicser presents the following issue presented [...]

By |2017-07-12T17:00:06+00:00July 6th, 2017|Publications|0 Comments